Don’t Just Tell Me, Show Me!

February 29, 2012

A chef can talk until she’s blue in the face about how delicious her appetizers and entrees are. But that won’t do anything to please or appease the taste buds of restaurant patrons waiting for a table. She needs to seat them, serve them, and let them enjoy a fantastic meal. Eating – not talking…

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Gear Up For Success

January 31, 2012

You can set high and lofty goals, but you’ll only reach them if you also create easy-to-reach benchmarks or subsets of goals to keep you rewarded and motivated along the way. Use what I call “gradual gain goals” by thinking of how a bicycle gear works. The wheel on the gear has teeth or notches…

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Are Entrepreneurial Coaches Worth the Investment?

April 1, 2011

According to results published in Fast Company Magazine, 90 percent of the executives polled in a recent survey who have used an executive coach said they plan to keep doing so. They obviously recognize the value of accelerated leadership development to help them get their businesses established, compete effectively, and move up to the next…

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